You haven't heard jazz until you've heard it played on a steel pan. I promise you.
"Some families have traditions like a yearly family vacation, but we have carnival."
In the Black, a new autobiography by activist businessman and radio pioneer B. Denham Jolly, is going to have members of
The photobomber in my phone highlights a man who, instead of ignoring the message, chose to stand with me and show compassion for a cause he probably cannot fully understand but supports anyway. After all, most of us here on earth would love to exist in an equal and just society.
Feathers. That is all.
Toronto is the place to be this summer. Whether you're into photography, music, family-friendly fun, dining, flowers or theater, there's a summer festival in Hogtown that's guaranteed to interest and excite you. In fact, there are so many festivals on schedule between May and September, that you may never want to leave. The following are six of the best summer festivals happening this year in Toronto.
Carnival, a cultural expression in the Americas is not just confined exclusively to lavishing costumes, dancing and street performances, which has been etched into our social consciousness. Carnival has its roots in the struggle of marginalized Africans to shape their cultural identity.
It even comes with limited edition stickers!
Somewhere out there Drake needs to stand up and write a song about this fact for people to understand that his OVO concert takes place on a weekend made possible by a person that fought for the freedom of his ancestors. Well, at least the black half of his ancestors.
Toronto's Caribbean Carnival, which almost everyone calls Caribana, is without a doubt the most colourful and extravagant